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Lesson 9: Measuring Mass in Kilograms and Grams

Use this interactive activity to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about measuring mass in kilograms and grams. Students can try the activity on their own or in pairs.


Estimate and measure mass in kilograms and grams.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 246–247

Instructions for Use

Measures asks students to read a scale to measure the mass of parcels.

Read the instructions, then click “Next,” and then “Reading Mass.” Look at the scale to figure out how much the parcel weighs. Click on the “Mass” box and enter the number of kilograms or grams, then click on the “Unit of Measurement” box to enter the unit of measurement, either “kilograms” or “grams”. Then click “Check” to check your answer. To check how to spell the unit of measurement, click on the man (Jack). Click “Next” to continue to the next problem.